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Manager
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02 Jun 2004, 15:47
Because HalleyтАЩs comet changes orbit slightly during the seventy-six-year interval between passing close to Earth, it may veer onto a collision course with a planet sometime in the distant future.
(A) between passing
(B) of passing
(C) between its passes
(D) of its passes
(E) as it passes
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02 Jun 2004, 17:44
once you use between passing close to earth it should be followed by
and + noun phrase to clearly define to points in time.
Only (C) makes sense.

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02 Jun 2004, 22:30
I agree with C.

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